Office of History and Preservation  Office of the Clerk U.S. House of Representatives Erin Hromada Publications Specialist...
Who is OHP?  How can they help you? <ul><li>Office of History and Preservation and the Office of the Clerk  </li></ul><ul>...
Our Products: <ul><li>Art and History section of the Clerk’s Web site </li></ul><ul><li>Historical Highlights Section  </l...
The Biographical Directory of the United States Congress http://bioguide.congress.gov
Women in Congress 1917-2006 http://womenincongress.house.gov
Black Americans in Congress  1870-2007 <ul><li>Due out in  </li></ul><ul><li>September 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>htpp://baic....
Profiles Oil on canvas, Simmie Knox, 2004,  Collection of U.S. House of Representatives
Appendices
Future Publications <ul><li>Hispanic Americans in Congress  </li></ul><ul><li>Asian Pacific Islander Americans in Congress...
Frequently Asked Questions <ul><li>Information on a former Member </li></ul><ul><li>Assistance obtaining a piece of legisl...
Projects <ul><li>How to Research  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Legislation  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Members of Congress </li><...
Resources <ul><li>Office of History and Preservation </li></ul><ul><li>B-53 Cannon House Office Bldg </li></ul><ul><li>Was...
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Erin Hromada, House Office of History and Preservation, discussed how her office conducts congressional research, advises users, and provides services to librarians. She also discussed new resources on "Women in Congress" and "Black Americans in Congress". Sponsored by ALA Federal and Armed Forces Libraries Roundtable (FAFLRT). Presented on June 29, 2008 at ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim, CA.

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  • Researching, Archiving, and Collecting for the U.S. Congress - Erin Hromada, Office Of History And Preservation

    1. 1. Office of History and Preservation Office of the Clerk U.S. House of Representatives Erin Hromada Publications Specialist Office of the Clerk U.S. House of Representatives Visitor’s Gallery Pass for the opening day of the 110th Congress, 2007 Collection of U.S. House of Representatives
    2. 2. Who is OHP? How can they help you? <ul><li>Office of History and Preservation and the Office of the Clerk </li></ul><ul><li>Publication Department </li></ul><ul><li>Archive Department </li></ul><ul><li>House Curator </li></ul>“ The Carr of History”, Marble, Carlo Franzoni, 1819, courtesy of Architect of the Capitol
    3. 3. Our Products: <ul><li>Art and History section of the Clerk’s Web site </li></ul><ul><li>Historical Highlights Section </li></ul><ul><li>Tables and Charts </li></ul><ul><li>Major Publications </li></ul>http:// clerk.house.gov/art_history
    4. 4. The Biographical Directory of the United States Congress http://bioguide.congress.gov
    5. 5. Women in Congress 1917-2006 http://womenincongress.house.gov
    6. 6. Black Americans in Congress 1870-2007 <ul><li>Due out in </li></ul><ul><li>September 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>htpp://baic.house.gov </li></ul>
    7. 7. Profiles Oil on canvas, Simmie Knox, 2004, Collection of U.S. House of Representatives
    8. 8. Appendices
    9. 9. Future Publications <ul><li>Hispanic Americans in Congress </li></ul><ul><li>Asian Pacific Islander Americans in Congress </li></ul><ul><li>Oral History Website </li></ul>
    10. 10. Frequently Asked Questions <ul><li>Information on a former Member </li></ul><ul><li>Assistance obtaining a piece of legislation </li></ul><ul><li>When was the last time . . . </li></ul>
    11. 11. Projects <ul><li>How to Research </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Legislation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Members of Congress </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Images </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Standard Sources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>House and Senate Journal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Congressional Record </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research Collections </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. Resources <ul><li>Office of History and Preservation </li></ul><ul><li>B-53 Cannon House Office Bldg </li></ul><ul><li>Washington, DC 20515 </li></ul><ul><li>(202) 226-1300, info.clerkweb@mail.house.gov </li></ul><ul><li>Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress , (online) http:// bioguide.congress.gov </li></ul><ul><li>Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress (2005 print edition) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.gpoaccess.gov/serialset/cdocuments/hd108-222/index.html </li></ul><ul><li>Clerk of the House Web site, art and history, http://clerk.house.gov </li></ul><ul><li>Congressional minority series, Women in Congress , Government Printing Office, 1917-2006, GPO, 2007; Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007, GPO, 2008; Future works Hispanic Americans in Congress , Asian Pacific Islanders in Congress </li></ul>

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